The Partridge Family s01e09
Titre original : Did You Hear the One About Danny Partridge?
During a performance by the Partridge Family one night, Danny's foot gets caught in the cord of the microphone and he knocks a few things over trying to free himself. The audience loves it, but Danny is mortified and locks himself in the men's room.
Shirley and Reuben Kincaid try every ploy to get Danny to come out, but he is so embarrassed that he refuses. Finally they tell him that he is a natural comedian and that they will write an act especially for him. Danny emerges.
Much to the dismay of Shirley and the other kids, Danny takes the comedy bit seriously and goes to see a gag writer named Ziggy Shnurr. Ziggy gives the boy a number of old, bad jokes and after the next evening's performance, Danny tries them out on the audience. They laugh â€“ but they are really laughing at a 10-year old kid telling bad jokes, and the family doesn't know how to break it to Danny.
When Shirley can't make Danny understand that he just isn't a comedian, she and Reuben decide to take him to the L.A. offi